Membership Levels & Benefits

All alumni and friends of the University of Kentucky who contribute annually to the program are invited to become members.

Membership Levels


An individual (male or female), 40 years of age or older, may contribute $1,000 annually to become a part of the UK Women & Philanthropy Network. As a member, they will have full voting rights.

An individual, under the age of 40 years, may contribute $500 annually to become a part of the UK Women & Philanthropy Network. As a member, they will have full voting rights. The year following a member’s 40th birthday, the contribution level changes to $1,000 to maintain membership.

In Memoriam Member

A donor may contribute $1,000 annually to name a member In Memoriam. No voting rights are conveyed to the donor.

Emeritus Member

Recognizes a former W&P member who has provided outstanding service to the organization, has paid their annual contribution for a minimum of five years and has special circumstances which merit consideration. The honoree does have voting rights but does not make an annual contribution. Emeritus status is bestowed by the network co-chairs with the approval of Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement.

Members of UK Women & Philanthropy Network will have the opportunity to:

  • Be empowered as philanthropists to celebrate the strength of combined giving
  • Network with other members who share their passion for and commitment to the university
  • Share their opinions regarding scholarships, programs and research that will be funded through grants to make a difference in the lives of current and future UK students
  • Attend yearly events where they will learn about UK’s scholarships, research and outreach programs and hear world-class faculty and researchers discuss their efforts to improve Kentucky.
  • Participate in creating a culture of service and philanthropy at UK
  • Be recognized in Women & Philanthropy Network publications for their contributions
  • Receive a Women & Philanthropy Network membership pin

Ways to Join

Mail a check: UK Women and Philanthropy Network, UK Gift Receiving Office, 2353 Alexandria Drive, Suite 100, Lexington, KY 40504

Online: Network for Good. Listed under UK Programs. Credit card payments may be recurring and selected as one, two, four, 12 or 52 times a year.

ACH bank draft: Automatic bank drafts are drawn on the 15th of each month. Just complete this form, attach a voided check and drop it in the mail. Please send the form to: Christina Yue, 400 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40506

UK Payroll Deduction: Visit myUK and select Giving under the Employee Self Service tab.

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